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Hip Hop America

George, Nelson (Book - 1998 )
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Examines the contribution of entrepreneurship, music technology, and Black slang to the success of rap music; explores rap's controversial themes; and analyzes its popularity

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The author of eight nonfiction books on African-American culture takes up where his The Death of Rhythm & Blues left off, and traces the origins of hip hop culture from the playgrounds of Harlem through major trends in rap music, movies, fashion, advertising, and sports. He reflects on issues of technology, drugs, incarceration, and language, and looks at how Hollywood and Madison Avenue embraced hip hop to reach young consumers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Examines the contribution of entrepreneurship, music technology, and black slang to the success of rap music; explores rap's controversial themes; and analyzes its popularity. By the author of The Death of Rhythm and Blues. 15,500 first printing. Tour.

Authors: George, Nelson
Statement of Responsibility: by Nelson George
Title: Hip hop America
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1998
Characteristics: xiv, 226 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index
Subject Headings: Music Social aspects United States Popular culture United States Hip-hop United States Rap (Music) History and criticism
Topical Term: Music
Popular culture
Hip-hop
Rap (Music)
Found in: American Music Collection
LCCN: 98023414
ISBN: 0670871532
Research Call Number: JME 98-879
Sc E 98-1384
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